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Curse Tablets and Binding Spells from the Ancient World
Curse Tablets and Binding Spells from the Ancient World
In the ancient Greco-Roman world, it was common practice to curse or bind an enemy or rival by writing an incantation on a tablet and dedicating it to a god or spirit. These curses or binding spells, commonly called defixiones were intended to bring other people under the power and control of those who commissioned them. More than a thousand suc...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780195134827
ISBN-10: 0195134826
Publication Date: 9/30/1999
Pages: 296
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Book Type: Paperback
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